Syria overview: war is surprisingly mainstream

As tension is mounting around North Korea, the situation in Syria is still shrouded in confusion. Trump has stated in an interview with the New York Post that the US is “not going into Syria”, which seems clear enough, but goes against earlier statements by Rex Tillerson, Nikki Haley and General H.R. McMaster who have all hinted or more at the possibility … More Syria overview: war is surprisingly mainstream

Refreshing: anti-war right is still anti-war under Trump

DC’s neocons seem pleased with Trump’s airstrikes on Syria, and they are salivating for an all-out war and regime change. The strikes are a sadly logical consequence of Steve Bannon being ousted from the National Security Counsel under newly appointed General McMaster. What’s interesting is that there is a lot of criticism among Trump’s supporter … More Refreshing: anti-war right is still anti-war under Trump

Leave while you can, your vote will never again make a difference in Brussels

Last April, the Dutch had a referendum on the EU association treaty with Ukraine. The outcome is frustratingly predictable, but it is still worth offering some details of the proceedings, especially in light of the upcoming Brexit referendum on June 23rd. The EU is proving once more that it is not just undemocratic, but even … More Leave while you can, your vote will never again make a difference in Brussels